Zonophyllum Wedekind 1924 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae

Alternative spelling: Cystiphyllum (Zonophyllum)

Parent taxon: Cystiphyllidae according to Pedder 2004

See also Hill 1956, Hill 1981 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Asperophyllum, Atopocystis, Bucanophyllum, Ceriocysta, Coleophyllum, Cystiphylloides, Cystiphyllum, Diplochone, Edaphophyllum, Holcocystis, Mackenziephyllum, Microplasma, Pseudodigonophyllum

Subtaxa: Zonophyllum lonense

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (2 collections), Canada (8: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (1), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (5), United States (12: Alaska, Nevada)

Total: 29 collections including 31 occurrences

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